from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Beneš, Eduard 1884-1948. Czechoslovakian politician who was foreign minister (1918-1935) and president (1935-1938) until the German occupation forced him to flee the country. On his return he was again elected president (1946) but resigned after refusing to sign a Communist constitution (1948).
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